Optimizing national resource usage through the integration of University shuttle service with the public rail: The case study in Qatar University
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Qatar University is the largest public educational institution in the State of Qatar. The university community has diverse committed faculty who not only teaching but also conducting research studies contributing actively to the needs of the society. Qatar University aims to improve the transportation network inside the campus and reduce the traffic congestions. This work aims to provide the transportation department at Qatar University with a unique network design integrating the rail terminal with the in-campus shuttle system. The new design mainly aims to facilitate the transition of students, faculty members, staffs, and visitors between Qatar University Campus's buildings and Qatar Rail terminal leading to encourage customers to use the Qatar rail service. Consequently, shuttle stations locations are optimized, routes are designed, and sufficient number of buses is specified for each route based on the density in each building inside the campus. The performance of the new network design is evaluated using ProModel� software. IEOM Society International.
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